Debbie Wells
has joined the board of directors at The Art League of Long Island. She is the assistant director of the Roslyn Landmark Society, which focuses on art, architecture and history. Wells is a Plainview resident.

Former Suffolk Legis. Jon Cooper has been appointed to the board of directors at LISTnet, a not-for-profit software and technology network in Melville. The Huntington resident is president of Spectronics Corp., an ultraviolet technology manufacturer in Westbury.

Dr. Albert L. Granger of Glen Cove has been elected president of the Nassau County Dental Society. He is the owner of Premier Endodontics of Long Island, with practices in Garden City, Middle Village and Patchogue.

Marvin Salenger has been named to the board of United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Suffolk, located in Hauppauge. The East Northport resident is a partner at the Woodbury-based law firm of Salenger, Sack, Kimmel and Bavaro.

William T. Armstrong, board member of the Bayport Aerodrome Society, has been appointed membership director. The Wantagh resident is a manager at Sealift in Oyster Bay.

Grassi & Co.,
an accounting firm in Jericho, announced new appointments. Frank Vitale has been named director of marketing. He previously served as market development operations and office managing partner special initiatives manager at KPMG in Manhattan. Vitale is a Woodbury resident. Chuck Schwartz has been named president of the technology consulting division. He was most recently director of business development at AllSector Technology Group in Syosset and lives in West Babylon.

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Armao, Costa & Ricciardi, an accounting firm in Garden City, has announced two new promotions. Michael J. Mannion has been promoted to junior accountant. The North Bellmore resident joined the firm in June 2011 as an intern performing payroll audits. Josephine Barone has also been promoted to junior accountant. The Patchogue resident was promoted from payroll auditor, a position she held since joining the Garden City accounting firm in 2010.

Christopher J. Hilton has been promoted to executive vice president at Empire National Bank, a community bank headquartered in Islandia. The Farmingdale resident was promoted from senior vice president and will retain his role of chief credit officer.

John Lundy has joined the Jericho-based accounting firm of Satty, Levine & Ciacco as a shareholder. The Northport resident's practice focuses on government accounting, auditing, consulting and finance. Lundy's staff from his previous private practice in Jericho will also be joining Satty, Levine & Ciacco.

Jesus Torres has been named branch manager of Citizens Bank's new branch in the Oceanside Stop & Shop supermarket. He was a banker at JPMorgan Chase in Islip and lives in Huntington.

Bridgehampton National Bank announced two recent promotions. Lance P. Burke has been promoted to vice president from assistant vice president and is also assistant controller. The Medford resident is involved in all aspects of financial reporting and accounting for the bank and its holding company. Keith Robertson has been promoted to vice president. The East Hampton resident is a private banker and was promoted from assistant vice president.

Suffolk Legis. Lynne C. Nowick has been appointed chairwoman of the Suffolk County Legislature's Parks and Recreation Committee. The St. James Republican also serves on the economic development and energy committee and the ways and means committee.

Halsey Mitchell Bagg
has been appointed assistant vice president of cardiology services at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip. Most recently he was director of cardiac services for St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica and has relocated to Bohemia.

Dr. Fazel Khan has been appointed assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Stony Brook University School of Medicine and will serve on the medical staff of Stony Brook University Medical Center. He comes to Stony Brook following clinical and research fellowships in musculoskeletal surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and an orthopedic surgery residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Dr. Khan lives in South Setauket.

Patricia Houran has been named director of companion services at AM Recht & Associates, a care management and companion services company. Before joining the Plainview-based company, she was client services manager at Bayada Nurses in Garden City.

Garfunkel Wild
in Great Neck announced new partner appointments.

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Lauren Levine joined the firm in 2005 and is a member of the litigation and arbitration practice group and is a resident of Oceanside.

Marianne Monroy, a member of the litigation and arbitration practice group, joined the firm in 2001 and lives in Rockville Centre.

Karen Rodgers joined the firm in 2002 and is a member of the finance and real estate practice group. She is a Huntington resident.

Afsheen Shah, a Franklin Square resident, is a member of the corporate reorganization and bankruptcy, environmental, and finance and real estate practice groups. She joined the firm in 2003.

John Kraljic joined the firm in 1998 and is a member of the business, corporate reorganization and bankruptcy and health care practice groups. He lives in Flushing.

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Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Greenberg, Formato & Einiger, based in Lake Success, announced two new partners who have joined its Brooklyn office.

Frank R. Seddio and Frank V. Carone, both Brooklyn residents, were most recently in private practice as Seddio and Carone in Brooklyn. Seddio is a former judge of the Surrogate's Court of Kings County.

Frank L. Perrone Jr. has been named partner at Davidoff Malito & Hutcher in Manhattan. He was previously senior counsel and has practiced in the litigation department of the firm's Garden City office for the past nine years. Perrone lives in East Meadow.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
  announced new staff members.

Atulya Chaddha has joined the Dix Hills office as a sales agent. He most recently held a similar position at Hough & Guidice in Middle Island and lives in Dix Hills.

Deidre Brown also has joined the Dix Hills location as a sales agent. She was most recently a pharmaceutical sales associate at Pfizer, working throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties, and lives in Dix Hills.

Hye Chung has joined the Manhasset-Port Washington regional office as a sales agent. The Roslyn resident held a similar position at National Real Estate Referral Group, the referral-placement group affiliated with CBRB.

Denise Antretter has joined the Smithtown office as a sales agent. She was most recently a sales associate at Electronic Data Systems formerly of Hauppauge and lives in Smithtown.

Deborah Berkman has joined the Babylon-Islip regional office as a sales agent. The Bay Shore resident was a speech therapist in the Brentwood School District.

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